July 24, 2002
Recall Update: Yoli Coconut Jelly candies Recall
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Coconut Jelly candies with Konjac/Konnyaku.
The product is packaged in individual serving sized plastic cups with foil
lids identified as "Coconut Jelly", with the product meant to be squeezed
out of the cup directly into the mouth. The 16.7 - 17 gram individual
serving cups are packaged 6 per plastic bag with a paper fold-over label at
the top of the bag which reads in part: "Mi Costenita *** Gelatinas Coconut
Jelly *** Net Wt. 1 oz. (28g)*** Product of Mexico *** Gelatina Kannyaku ***
Packed & Dist. by Yoli, Inc., Chicago, Illinois ***. UPC #14444-00451.
All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
Recalling Firm: Yoli, Inc., dba Mi Costenita, Chicago, IL, by salesmen
visits beginning March 19, 2002.
Manufacturer: Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods, Co. Ltd., Taichung Hsien, TW. Firm
initiated recall is complete.
This candy is in violation of section 402(a)(3) of the Federal Food, Drug,
and Cosmetic Act in that it is unfit for food due to the characteristics
that result in a serious choking hazard.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
At least 3,115 x 6 piece bags.